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Egypt soars to quarter-final in World squash championship

Egypt routed Mexico 3-0 and gained a well-deserved place in the quarter-final of the women's squash championship in New Zealand.

Eslam Omar, Wednesday 1 Dec 2010
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Egyptian squash player, Raneem-El-Weleily
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Egypt routed Mexico 3-0 and gained  a well-deserved place in the quarter-final of the women's squash championship in New Zealand. The defending champions warmed up against Mexico 3-0 and achieved their third successive easy victory on Wednesday.

Egypt who are seeded third  scored  full marks against all their opponents, topping pool C and are to meet Malaysia in the quarter-final.

Egyptian Raneem El Weleily had the fastest victory of the tournament to date, beating Graciela Lopez Perez in just 15 minutes.

The following are the Day 3 results:


Pool A: England 3 Austria 0, United States 2 Netherlands 1
Pool B: Australia 3 Ireland 0, India 3 Japan 0
Pool C: Egypt 3 Mexico 0, France 3 South Africa
Pool D: New Zealand 2 Malaysia 1, Hong Kong 2 Canada 1

Quarter-final draw:  

                   
England v Ireland
Australia v United States
Egypt v Malaysia
New Zealand v France

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